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Traditional Houses of Mardin

Mardin, is located in an area, commanding the main road connecting the Diyarbakir to Nusaybin of the region known as Tur Abdin in history. When Anatolia was under the rule of the Seljuks, the city was on the main route linking the southern Anatolian port towns of Antalya and Alanya to Baghdad, and Basra via Mosul. In addition, it became ... Read More »

Monumental Structures found in Mardin

Mardin is a city of great attraction both for its unusual location and its preserved traditional architecture. While wandering along the main street and through a maze of alleys, stairs and passages (under the houses) called “abbara” by the locals, the visitor will discover the bazaar with its different guilds, a succesion of well preserved, traditional stone-carved houses reflecting all ... Read More »